Engaging with Ebooks Can Aid Children’s Literacy, Study Finds – The Digital Shift


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As younger and younger children recognize and use electronic devices as sources of information and entertainment, what is the impact on their literacy skills? Largely a positive one, according to a study in the January edition of SAGE Open.

Jim Harmon‘s insight:

From the text: "…the authors speculate that the “spatial and temporal synchrony” of children looking, listening, and touching while reading may be the ‘sweet spot’ that garners their ‘attention to e-text in ways that support early literacy experience and learning.’"

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